Excellent services and so easy to work with
I'm an attorney and have worked with many attorneys in my career - John is one of the easiest to work with that I have come across. He is professional, very responsive and extremely knowledgeable. John helped me with two traffic violations - I live out of state and John was able to work with me through email and handled everything quickly and with great results, getting both tickets reduced to minor offenses and working with the court so that I did not have to appear in person. His fee was very reasonable and well worth it. I would highly recommend John.
- Lori M
Informative, Excellent Service/Communicate Outstanding Outcome
Attorney John Fitzgerald represented me in a complicated D.W.I felony charge case. My situation was extremely tough and confusing before I got in contact with John. Before we even discussed the payment I would owe him, he took an hour of his day to meet with me to discuss my situation in s professional atmosphere. He is a very smart and a compassionate young man who knows his stuff. He was always available on the phone/email and even text message if either of us were busy. Even if he didn't respond within an hour, he would make sure to always follow up and respond to my inquiry's promptly. More importantly he helped me understand what I was going to be going through and helped me understand the circumstances and possible consequences of my criminal behavior. Myself being a young adult, the justice system is hard to understand but John guided me for 5 months. Throughout the 5 months with John as my attorney, things became more comfortable and understanding. Above all he is a great human being who genuinely cares for his clients. I not only found an excellent attorney but a great friend as well. I would reccomend giving John or his office members a phone call before committing to somebody else. They will be honest with you and I am confident you will be more than satisfied with his professionalism and the final outcome of your case.
- Robert .
Out of town client
I was pulled over for a speed violation while leaving my son's college to return home. I contacted John's office and forwarded the appropriate information. He was promptly available for each of my inquiries and with some skillful work was able to get the judgement reduced to a non moving violation and small fine. Overall a great experience and worth every penny of his quite fair fee.
- Mark .
Good experience, good outcome
I needed an attorney after an auto accident ended me up with a criminal misdemeanor charge. Having John with me in court greatly reduced my anxiety, even after the DA threatened me with a felony charge. John said he would handle the DA and her threats, which would not hold up in court.
At the second court appearance he got the DA to forget the threatened felony, and drop the misdemeanor in exchange for pleading guilty just to a traffic violation.
Needless to say I was very pleased. John knows how to work the system to achieve a good outcome. Mine was not a big case, but I felt like I was in good hands and John was working hard.for me.
I recommend him highly.
- Norman .
Wonderful Service, Great Results
John is extremely knowledgable and was able to provide me with the best legal service I could have hoped for. He met with me several times, face to face, to explain my situation in a very accessible manner. The anxiety I felt over my legal situation dissipated after talking to John the first time. He was able to significantly reduce points and fines from traffic tickets and prevent my license from being suspended. He is professional, clever, and affable. I would highly recommend his services to anyone.
- Rachele .
John was very professional and knows his craft. I would recommend his services to anyone needing a lawyer. He not only provided service throughout my legal issues, but he also helped months after in getting court documents and orders in line.
- matt l
Great service, reasonable cost
The whole staff was very friendly and attentive. Spoke to John a few different times, he kept me appraised of what was going on in the process. He got great results! I would highly recommend to anyone!
- Gerald .
Professional Legal Expertise
I have an acquaintance in the Ithaca area who I called first about my traffic ticket which I felt was unjustifiably served on me. He was unable to take the case based on the fact that the judge was also a partner in their firm. He suggested the Fitzgerald Law Firm and I am very pleased that he did. John handled everything in a professional manner while not making any promises he couldn't keep. It was handled quickly and most importantly, professionally. I would highly recommend The Fitzgerald Law Firm.
- Robert .
Out of State - turned out great!
I received two tickets in NY, and I am from out of state (Canada actually). The local court made it nearly impossible to just pay the fine - I found John, and he looked after everything.
He understood and supported my concerns, communicated proactively, and was able to negotiate a great resolution for me.
I hope I never have to use him again ........ :) ........ but I would not hesitate to recommend him.
- Craig O
Mr. Fitzgerald was highly reccomended to me by a tompkins county Sheriff. He has lived up to his reputation full and has worked my case to the best of his ability. He was very professional about the entire case and was very nonjudgmental which has made me even more comfortable and stress free in this whole situation. Unfortunately I had to deal with this on top of a brain injury from the accident but Mr. Fitzgerald never made me feel alone throughout this whole process. I am very happy with the outcome that I have reviewed from this trial and I really appreciate all of the efforts that Mr. Fitzgerald made for me to help me get the best outcome possible for me.
- Logan .
John was extremely helpful with my case and a professional at all times. If I ever need help in the future I will be sure to reach out to John.
- Ian C
John is the best!
Super efficient and thorough attorney with great trial strategies.
John was very pleasant to work with and made the court experience easy.
- HZ B
John did a terrific job and significantly over-delivered with regard to my traffic tickets. Not only was he incredibly effective but also kept me informed at every stage of the process with thorough and clear explanations, making me a lot more comfortable along the way. I would definitely recommend him to others and certainly plan to contact him if I ever need juridical support again (but hopefully I won't...).
- Andre .
Best Defense Attorney
John is diligent,experienced, professional and friendly. He negotiated and defended my case effectively and successfully.
- J P
Happy to have worked with John
I got the best possible outcome with John's help. I felt like he knew exactly what he was doing and that he would do everything possible to reduce the likelihood of an unfavorable outcome. His sense of humor also helped me relax during the whole process. I am very happy to have worked with him and would do so again without thinking twice.
- A D
A Consistent and Patient Advocate
John was patient enough to explain the different stages of my case and made me feel that there was still hope throughout each step of the way. I was also a patient client and allowed him to make the best decisions because I trusted his judgement. In the end, my traffic ticket was dismissed, which made quite happy. Hopefully I won't have a similar case in the future, but if it does arise I will seek his help again.
- Mar M
I got John Fitzgerald by the luck of the draw, and a lucky draw it was. Clear, concise, compassionate, clever (a good thing in an attorney!), John went out of his way to explain my situation and find solutions, even when these involved difficult nuances in the intersection between administrative and civil law. John never rushed me, made sure I understood where I was, and helped me reach a very satisfactory conclusion in court. An excellent attorney, recommended without qualification.
- John P
John was an excellent advocate. He initially provided a calm, reassuring presence after I was arrested and charged. He kept me focused on day-to-day life in spite of my dire legal situation.
In the courtroom and behind the scenes, he was excellent. Many people with knowledge of the DA's office prepared me for the worst because the facts of my case were terrible. However, John negotiated masterfully. He secured a plea bargain that exceeded my expectations and has allowed me to pursue a normal, fulfilling life with minimal interference. I'm forever grateful to John Fitzgerald for the exemplary work he did on my behalf.
- Brian .